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Gentle Giant Moving Company

Healthiest Employers of Rhode IslandWe are your hometown Providence Movers, and when it comes to the perfect, stress-free move, we really do hit it out of the park.  Gentle Giant is your trusted team when you’re looking for a local Providence moving company.

Situated conveniently in East Providence, Gentle Giant’s Rhode Island office allows us to serve customers throughout the Providence metro area and the entire state. Gentle Giant is an award-winning company with highly trained, professional movers who care and proud to be named a Healthiest Employer of Rhode Island.

100% Crew Guarantee

Gentle Giant promises to deliver exceptional service to every customer, guaranteed (100% Crew Guarantee). Contact us anytime if you believe we have performed otherwise. We are proud to offer a money-back guarantee for every member of your moving crew.  Learn more about some of our exceptional employees here!

Local Providence Moving

Gentle Giant knows your neighborhood.  Whether you’re moving from a downtown loft, or a townhouse in Federal Hill, we’ve been there.  Our movers are adept at navigating all types of apartments, condos, and homes on the streets and hills of Providence. We can even move you inside the same building.

Our East Providence office is conveniently located to serve customers throughout Providence and the entire state of Rhode Island, and our professional staff is available to help you plan every step of your move, big or small. Gentle Giant has developed a reputation for being the most reliable and caring movers in Providence.  Need boxes and packing? – We’ve got that too.  Gentle Giant has been the best mover in Providence since 2000!

Long Distance Moving

With 20 locations nationwide Gentle Giant can move you to anywhere in the lower 48 States.  Unlike the van lines we don’t subcontract our services to move your stuff.  When you choose Gentle Giant for a long distance move, we have the capacity so that your items are only handled by Gentle Giant employees start to finish.  Learn about some of our most popular routes here.

Storage Facilities

With multiple warehouses across our footprint Gentle Giant can meet your long or short term storage needs.  When you store your belongings with Gentle Giant, we inventory, label, and store everything ourselves in self-contained crates that can be accessed only by Gentle Giant staff.  We also have options for electronic inventories that include itemized photographs of each of your items.

Packing and Moving Boxes

Moving can be stressful, so leave the hard work to us!  We’ll come the day before your move and pack everything for you.  When you hire Gentle Giant to pack your valuable belongings there is the added guarantee that your items will arrive safe and sound at the other end.  We take the necessary care and precision required to pack everything from crystal stemware to your baseball card collection like they were our own.  If you want to pack yourself, though, we offer free delivery of moving boxes to your home too!

Meet the Giants – Professional Providence Movers

Gentle Giant prides itself on being a different kind of moving company. We believe that it is the quality of our people – the Giants – which makes us stand apart from the rest.  Gentle Giant’s Providence movers are an exceptionally tight-knit team with decades of service between them, showing their true dedication to the company.  All Giants embody our core principals of a professional workforce with skill, intellect, and integrity.

Our Reputation

Founded in 1980 by owner, Larry O’Toole, Boston has been the national headquarters for Gentle Giant Moving Company for 40 years. As we have grown outside of New England, Gentle Giant has been recognized by numerous publications as a great place to work and a leader in the moving and storage industry.

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Local Moving

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Long Distance

We know the best routes from sea to shining sea.

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Storage

We offer full-service, secure, climate-controlled storage.

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Packing Services

We can help you pack or unpack any size move.

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Commercial

Need to move your office? We can help with that.

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Gentle Giant Moving Co. - Providence

125 Amaral Street

Providence, RI 02915

(401) 453-4400

Featured Providence Movers

Shane Dolan

Shane Dolan

Rhode Island Branch Manager
Shortly after Shane Dolan started at Gentle Giant in May 2012, he became the go-to man for several offices in New England, including Portsmouth and Nashua, NH, as well as...
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Shane Dolan

Shane Dolan

Rhode Island Branch Manager
Shortly after Shane Dolan started at Gentle Giant in May 2012, he became the go-to man for several offices in New England, including Portsmouth and Nashua, NH, as well as the Providence, RI and Seekonk, MA locations. Outside of the office, Shane enjoys outdoor activities, anything sports related, and listening to music.
Dennis Moore

Dennis Moore

Rhode Island Assistant Branch Manager
Dennis heard about Gentle Giant through his father, who had used GG for several moves in the past with great success. His favorite part about working at Gentle Giant is...
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Dennis Moore

Dennis Moore

Rhode Island Assistant Branch Manager
Dennis heard about Gentle Giant through his father, who had used GG for several moves in the past with great success. His favorite part about working at Gentle Giant is a sense of brotherhood and camaraderie between his coworkers, no matter the day or what the job is like. His prior experience serving in the Air Force taught him a lot about respect, chain of command and teamwork.

Dennis lives in Warwick, RI and outside of GG, he enjoys playing volleyball competitively and spending time with his family.
Sarunas Vabalas

Sarunas Vabalas

Crew Chief
From his first day at Gentle Giant in December of 2003, it was clear that Sarunas Vabalas was a big deal - and that’s not just because of his Giant...
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Sarunas Vabalas

Sarunas Vabalas

Crew Chief
From his first day at Gentle Giant in December of 2003, it was clear that Sarunas Vabalas was a big deal - and that’s not just because of his Giant stature of over 6’8" tall. In addition to his exceptional height and strength, his patience and attention to detail made him a top Crew Chief in New England.

A graduate of the Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education, Sarunas stays very active as a kiteboarder, snowboarder, paddle boarder and basketball player. Outside of moving and sports, Sarunas enjoys traveling, reading, hiking and hanging out at the beach.

Google Reviews

Scott Taylor
Scott Taylor
15:41 07 Feb 20
Holly Salgueiro
Holly Salgueiro
22:07 27 Jan 20
VERY VERY expensive. Did not use them. The gentleman that answered the phone was very nice. But be prepared to open up your wallet!
Jennifer Bose
Jennifer Bose
20:39 14 Jan 20
I have used gentle giant for every move over the last ten years. Their staff is always professional, capable, and work quickly but safely
Dan Gambardella
Dan Gambardella
16:06 26 Dec 19
B Rogers
B Rogers
13:01 17 Dec 19
I have used Gentle Giant several times in the past few years and they never disappoint! They are helpful and flexible with scheduling, we needed additional time and they were able to send the same crew back the next day so we could quickly finish the job. Having different groups come out on different occasions showed that the work ethic and attention to detail is something GG values and does not overlook when training/hiring. Will not go anywhere else!!
Pat Hinkley
Pat Hinkley
13:30 30 Oct 19
The movers at Gentle Giant were excellent- friendly, worked well as a team and accomplished the move quickly. All people involved in making this move were considerate, prepared and so helpful.. I felt cared for all along the way. Thank you for a great move!
Emi Sutton
Emi Sutton
13:11 30 Oct 19
We've now used Gentle Giant for two moves and cannot recommend them highly enough. The booking process is professional and thorough, and all costs are highlighted upfront. The movers themselves are excellent - they are all extremely friendly, courteous, and careful. None of our items were damaged in transit (including red wine glasses that I wrapped very poorly!), and we appreciated how they were willing to go the extra mile to make sure every box/item was in exactly the place we wanted it. Both times the teams have been extremely efficient and worked hard to finish the move so that we fell on the lower end of the estimated time budget - no wasted time idling or taking breaks. We tell everyone who is moving to use Gentle Giant - they're the best!
Juanita Roberts
Juanita Roberts
17:14 30 Sep 19
Great crew, reliable, hard workers.
Richard Bell
Richard Bell
23:36 25 Sep 19
Excellent service. The guys work very fast and assisted in packing things I didn't think would move. You get a lot for your money. Would highly recommend.
Anya Wallack
Anya Wallack
15:06 25 Sep 19
Gentle Giant is always great. I have used them more than 10 times and find them to be careful, skilled, efficient, professional and personable every time.
Stephanie Chafee
Stephanie Chafee
19:08 08 Aug 19
best company ever! don't even think about using another moving company because Gentle Giant is the platinum standard!!!!
Jeff Hirsch
Jeff Hirsch
14:41 08 Aug 19
These guys gave us a fast, professional and reasonably priced move! Definitely recommend
Harriette Rinaldi
Harriette Rinaldi
11:56 07 Aug 19
Even though I submitted a review shortly after the move, I am happy to do it again. This is the BEST moving company I have ever used--and I have made many moves throughout the country. Everything was wrapped securely and handled with the utmost care. The group of three worked smoothly and efficiently. Their senior of the three showed real team-building skill in keeping up team spirit and coordination. I would heartily recommend Gentle Giant to anyone planning a safe, efficient, and reasonably-priced move.
David Ferreira
David Ferreira
14:18 05 Aug 19
I’ve used Gentle Giant for years and have always had a great experience. I would recommend them highly for their professionalism and attention to detail!
Gerry Humphrey
Gerry Humphrey
19:03 12 Jul 19
Expensive and inflexible
David Samdperil
David Samdperil
11:16 29 Jun 19
Highly professional, punctual, helpful team---- I had a complex move of furniture from a condo to my own moving truck and these guys did an amazing job of wrapping, moving and securing everything.... no hesitation in hiring again.... Communication was also top-notch prior to the move which is rare in the moving business.
A Lass
A Lass
15:27 31 May 19
Our heartfelt thanks to Gentle Giant and their amazing teams. They were head and shoulders above the many moving/packing companies we have worked with in the past: they were the most on time (even EARLY!), super-polite, most professional, and THOUGHTFUL movers we have ever worked with!Our special thanks to Dennis Moore who was there on both days (packing day and moving day) and kept track of so many little things to make the move easier on us. The way he made sure things were packed made unpacking and settling in so much easier. Seriously, that has NEVER happened before. On moving day, Riley Chapman and Dennis Moore made sure everything went very smoothly. No damage to either property or to any of our goods. Riley and Dennis, while walking past with boxes, would smile at us and ask how WE were doing. Can you imagine that!Communication with the office was great too, from Elizabeth to Dominic to Amandalyn. They were the most responsive office team of any movers we have worked with. And the final bill came in within budget.These are just nice people, doing a great job. We need more businesses like this one.THANK YOU!!!
Alex Carlin
Alex Carlin
13:21 29 May 19
They are consistently professional and nice to deal with. The movers are very personable and cooperative.Highly recommend.
Peter Antonacci
Peter Antonacci
18:19 04 May 19
Courteous, friendly, respectful, efficient and accommodating. I highly recommend this company.
Spencer Crowl
Spencer Crowl
00:54 02 May 19
Teresa did a great job coordinating our 2 moves. The crew was fabulous! (Both times) They did a wonderful job and were a lot of fun. They did everything we asked and ask us what more they could. Thanks for a great experience on a very stressful day. Awesome service! The guys were prompt, courteous, careful and had a great attitude. Very well trained and great to work with.Highly recommend!
Peter Chaffee
Peter Chaffee
19:25 06 Mar 19
Gentle Giant exceeded every expectation we had. They did a great job in every aspect of our move, from helping us pack dishes and other fragile items to moving larger furniture items, such as our armoire. Every one of our belongings was moved with care, and the team was great to work with. We couldn't be more impressed with Gentle Giant!
John Rousseau
John Rousseau
17:57 27 Nov 18
All six were ery hardworking men, who put their thoughtful heads together to move efficiently. It was not an easy move, involved working with a crane, removing window frames and lowering heavy antiques, which would not go down the stairs, down three flights safely. Nothing was broken or scratched. Would definitely recommend them. You get an hour's value and they do just charge for the hours, as stated.
Fred Adler
Fred Adler
21:09 08 Sep 18
These are great people that care about what they do. From estimate to completion well done. There was damage to a piece which they helped expedite the claim.
John Quatromoni
John Quatromoni
17:58 02 Nov 17
5 Star Review. From the first day we met Franz to the last day with Scott, Matt, Dennis, Chris, Steve, Paulo and Richard, the move went smoothly. Dominic and Colm were so helpful over the phone. There were a few times, the crew went out of their way to accommodate our changes in plan. Everyone was neat, pleasant and helpful during such a stressful time. They all stayed calm, cool and collected! The estimate was right on. Crew arrived right on time. All our belongings going to the house arrived safely. The rest to storage and perfectly wrapped! Thank y'all for pleasant experience. I will highly recommend Gentle Giants to friends, neighbors and even strangers! Thank you, John and Nancy Quatromoni.
Denise C
Denise C
17:13 02 Nov 17
Five stars for Gentle Giant. On time.....no time wasted..courteous, friendly and helpful workers. Not a single piece of glassware or anything broken. I don't like moving but, if I should need movers again, I will call Ge tile Giant!
marianne bourcier
marianne bourcier
20:25 25 Oct 17
Excellent company. Would definitely recommend them to others. The guys were very polite and aimed to please. Great service. Thank you thank youMarianne Bourcier
Jeanne baffoni
Jeanne baffoni
20:02 18 Oct 17
This was an incredibly positive experience, in an impossibly stressful time! Much thanks to Franz, Jeff, Dennis, Paul, & Justin? for your professionalism, courtesy, and prompt, efficient work on my move! The staff was polite and reassuring throughout the process -This company really GETS it! many thanks, Jeanne
Heidi Colella
Heidi Colella
20:05 17 Oct 17
We recently used Gentile Giants for our move. I cannot say enough positive things. I was very concerned as we were moving several antique pieces. Jeffrey and Mike were very professional wrapping all the pieces and transporting them with ease. Beyond the great job with the furniture. There positive attitude and humor made this move more enjoyable than I ever expected!
Steve Morin
Steve Morin
00:57 02 Oct 17
We had an excellent experience with Gentle Giant with their moving and storage services.
Stephanie Daniels
Stephanie Daniels
01:17 01 Oct 17
Awesome company! I was on a very tight timeline and GG had me packed and moved in over the course of two days; the actual move took less than 12 hours. Mantas, John, and Tyler were all very professional and treated my goods with utmost care. I am a military spouse and have moved eight times over the last eighteen years. This was by far, the easiest move I have experienced.
Susan Kornmiller
Susan Kornmiller
01:46 24 Sep 17
Excellent moving company! They were on time, pleasant and treated our furniture like it was their own. Everything was explained as they went along and the final bill was concise and easy to understand. We had a wonderful experience, so we wanted to share the happiness with others. Just hopefully the next time we need them, we can get a booking. ☺ Great job!!! 👍🚚
Ron Mondillo
Ron Mondillo
19:20 01 Sep 17
We had hired Gentle Giant for a second time this week in order to facilitate a family member's move. Our first experience was excellent to say the least, and this move was no different. The lead-up to the move as to clarity, preparation and professionalism was first class. This company executes on its promises. The movers were terrific: courteous, careful and efficient--simply really good people. We would recommend Gentle Giant to anyone! Ron Mondillo
Andy S
Andy S
18:46 22 Aug 17
What can I add to all the positive reviews Gentle Giant has received, except to say that they are all true.The booking process with their Moving Consultants could not have been easier, nor could they have been any more accommodating. I had an early morning closing on my house and Carmen was able to get me on the schedule for that afternoon. The movers were of course right on time, and when there was an issue with the 3rd member of the crew, GG arranged for another 2-man crew to join in the move and I was moved in and ready to sleep in my new home in no time at all.So go ahead, take a look at the other moving services out there, but if you want a hassle free, smooth move... look no further.
Tom
Tom
16:26 21 Jul 17
I needed help unloading a UPack storage unit into a rental truck. Green Giant was very helpful on the phone, and accomodating on schedule. The team they assigned got delayed at the previous job, but a second team was assigned and arrived in the middle of the window time. Great guys, quick and efficient.
Patricia Kelly
Patricia Kelly
13:00 19 Jul 17
The movers showed up on time, moved my items quickly and were very courteous and professional the entire time. This was my second move with Gentle Giant and I would use them again.
Maureen Grzebien
Maureen Grzebien
16:02 18 Jul 17
Jeff and Mike were very professional, courteous, and worked very well together as a team. I was amazed at how quickly the job was done! I would recommend your company, and this moving team, to everybody!
A Google User
A Google User
15:35 01 Jul 17
The worst moving company in Rhode Island. Sure, they are fast but they are too fast and they broke a number of things and they put things back together incorrectly. Then they have the audacity to state that it's my problem and I should deal with it. I did and I got myself a lawyer. They refunded me the amount I paid and compensated me for some of the items damaged. It took months but it was worth the wait. I am now "blacklisted" with them.Avoid at all costs. They hire ex-cons and people who look "threatening".
Justine Varieur Turco
Justine Varieur Turco
13:19 29 Jun 17
My husband and I have moved a bunch in the past 5 years, and this is the best moving company that you could possibly want to use. They are efficient, careful, and attentive to everything that you may need. We have moved into historic homes, and they couldn't be more thoughtful with your belongings.
Ken S.
Ken S.
13:13 29 Jun 17
My wife and I have moved three times within the past five years. For each of these moves, we contracted with Gentle Giant. We have had outstanding experience with them for every one of our moves. They're super professional, friendly and most of all take excellent care of your property. Not once have we had any damage of our furniture or homes. Gentle Giant is worth every penny. If you care about keeping your property safe and in one piece, spend the money contracting with Gentle Giant!A big shout out to Whitney Miller, our GG Move Coordinator and the men who were flawless, Jeffrey Eiland, Philip Tessier, Tyler Dunn and Billy Costello! Thank you all for your hard work.Very Satisfied Customer,Ken
Rebecca Weidele
Rebecca Weidele
12:19 06 Jun 17
This was the second time that we used Gentle Giant to move our office space. We were pleased once again for the experience that we received. Both times they moved us in less time that was quoted and saved us money both times. Their staff is very friendly and truly care about the service they are giving you. They make sure your items are protected during the move and make every effort to place your items exactly where you want them. They even do a walk through at the end to make sure you are happy with everything is and to make sure they have moved everything that has been requested. During this move we had Jeffrey Eiland, Casey Dolan and Cory Ruzzo. They were very professional and truly worked their hardest to get everything moved in a timely manner.We were supposed to have 4 men but they finished up a job before us early so they were able to come to use site early. Despite being short one guy they finished the job early and saved the company money. I would recommend Gentle Giant to anyone and would definitely use them again in the future.
maria ninivaggi
maria ninivaggi
21:54 05 May 17
Personnel in all aspects of the move were professional and accommodating, especially Carmen who assisted in multiple date changes due to town government delays with our CO.
Anne Dunning
Anne Dunning
18:53 01 Nov 16
We recently used Gentle Giant for a move from Rhode Island to Massachusetts. This is our fourth move with Gentle Giant and once again they did a totally professional job.Frantz came and did the estimate and was able to project within 5 boxes how many we would need to pack our home. The support team kept us apprised of how everything would work and arrival was exactly as we were told.The "Giants" were friendly as always. They work pretty much non stop and keep their sense of humor through it all, in short , just a great bunch of guys. Everything was protected perfectly , arrived without a scratch and careful attention was given to be sure that everything was placed exactly how we wanted it.We highly recommend Gentle Giant!Sincerely,Anne and Brian D.
katie moreau
katie moreau
17:45 22 Jun 16
I cannot say how pleased I am with these movers. Prior to the move after speaking to other companies, I was about to get some friends together for my 90 yr old grandmothers move. The salesman Peter was a breathe of fresh air and answered all my questions and made me feel at ease hiring his company. He sent me everything in writing, and confirmed the professionalism I received on the phone. On the day of Chris arrived with Mike and Eric and got to work. The guys were in matching uniforms, respectful, friendly, and worked fast, but carefully, wrapping and protecting everything skillfully. There were no damages, and a happy Grandma who hadn't moved in 40 years. They will not be the cheapest, but you get what you pay for, and they are worth every penny.
Alana Hennin
Alana Hennin
13:45 28 May 15
The first time I used them, they were super helpful and really nice.I'm using them again and they are always very accommodating and understanding.I recommend them for anyone!
Daniell Snow
Daniell Snow
20:02 06 Nov 14
My fiancé and I used GG for an in-house move a few hours ago. I'd been apprehensive about the price because they charge by the hour, but the crew was remarkably fast and efficient. They moved a couch and our entire bedroom (Queen bed+mattresses, dresser w/mirror, nightstand) up a winding staircase to our second floor in under a half hour. My fiancé and I were extremely impressed with how professional and knowledgeable they were. We've had a lot of people in and our of our house in the past week (Cox setup, Jordan's deliveries, Raymour&Flannigans deliveries, Merry Maids cleaners, et cetera) and these guys were by far the nicest and most proficient service we've had yet. We'll definitely be working with GG if we ever need moving services again.

Providence Moving Company Reviews

Providence, RI Move

THANKS FOR A SMOOTH EFFICIENT JOB. WILL USE YOU AGAIN!


Providence, RI,

CUMBERLAND, RI Move

Hi There,
I truly cannot thank my moving crew enough for being so amazing!! I have moved a few times, and my last time was an absolutely nightmare.
From the moment the team arrived, to when they delivered me at my new residence, they couldn’t have done anything better. They were always on time, patient, treated my belongings like they were their own, extremely trustworthy, and most importantly, tolerated my two crazy French Bulldogs who insisted on ‘supervising’ the guys the whole time ??
I hope you know what an amazing group of people you have working for you. I work in HR, and I’m not sure if Gentile Giant offers any kind of ‘spot awards’ or special recognition awards for their employees, but these guys certainly deserve to be recognized!!
I really hope I get the same crew when I move into my new home later this year.


CUMBERLAND, RI,

PROVIDENCE, RI Move

Excellent crew, seamless move!!!


PROVIDENCE, RI,

NEWPORT, RI Move

Corey and his team were just amazing! Courteous, efficient, creative…

I was extremely impressed!


NEWPORT, RI,

PAWTUCKET, RI Move

Domenic & Bambi we’re very helpful, answering questions, explaining the process & pricing clearly


PAWTUCKET, RI,

Riverside, RI Move

From my first conversation with David Craig until the wonderful movers left my new home, everything about the experience was flawless. Not only that, but pleasant as well. David knows how to put the client at ease, and the movers made the actual moving seem easy. Everybody knew what they were doing and did it with good humor, making a normally difficult situation as good as it could be. I have already recommended Gentle Giant and will continue to do so! Thank you all!


Riverside, RI,

BRISTOL, RI Move

The crew arrived on time, were very courteous, professional and considerate. They were extremely responsible with protecting flooring, walls, etc. and got the furniture set up as requested.
We have moved over 20 times (my husband was military) and this is ne of the best moves we have had.
I would recommend your company enthusiastically and without reservations.
Well done.


BRISTOL, RI,

PORTSMOUTH, RI Move

I have used the company twice now and I have also had two different teams. Both times the teams have be polite, accommodating, and professional. Both teams made sure that I was totally satisfied and pleased with the job before signing off. I would highly recommend this company and if in the future if I need to move again the only one I will call is you!


PORTSMOUTH, RI,

Providence, RI Move

All 3 of the movers had a great “can do” attitude and were true professionals.
Dennis, Ned, and Alex worked very well together as a team and Dennis did a nice job coordinating the activity.
They took excellent care of our belongings and made sure everything was protected.
The movers were in great physical condition and moved heavy items up 2 flights of stairs without difficulty.
Moving can be dangerous and we were glad to see they used good safety procedures.
Elizabeth and Amandalyn at the office were excellent as well and made sure everything was scheduled appropriately.
Good communication from start to finish.
This was our 5th move with Gentle Giant and we’ll never use anyone else.


Providence, RI,

Cumberland, RI Move

Friendly crew, moved everything quick and with care


Cumberland, RI,

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